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Senior Sophie Shore closes in on her opponent to prevent a goal.

Persistent Positivity

Kendyl Lay, Staff Photographer April 30, 2024

On April 3, the girls lacrosse team hosted and took on O'fallon Township from Illinois. It was a cold and rainy day to play, but the lacrosse team tends to keep positive outlooks during tough games....

While playing at the varsity Lafayette tournament on April 26. The boys come together in the middle of the court after their point to celebrate.

Seeking Out State

Madison Scott, Staff Photographer April 29, 2024

A successful day for the boy varsity volleyball team as they went 2-0 at the Lafayette tournament on April 26. As they start to wrap up the season sophomore Braden Harton reflects on how well the team...

Junior Josh Stuhlman looks off onto the other holes after he finished the fourth hole. He competes with his teammate Gage Colin as they face two other competitors.

Final Shot

Ava Breuer, Staff Photographer April 29, 2024

Constantly traveling around the St. Louis area, the Howell Central golf team traveled to Lake Forest Country Club. Facing the Timberland Wolves on Apr. 17, the Spartans took a tough loss. With the...

Senior Tucker Thompson does his drills before going out on the field to do in and out.

Home Away from Home

Amelia Raziq, Staff Photographer April 29, 2024

  On April 24, varsity baseball team took on Fort Zumwalt West at Carshield Field for a GAC match up. The boys fell short with the score being 3-7, the boys played them the following day at...

Ryan Benton and his dad lean into each other for a photo.

Wake Up Wentzville!

Marygrace Cummings, Staff Photographer May 19, 2023

  The Francis Howell United Warriors played their senior night against Wentzville on May 4.  The Warriors had a great, high scoring game with an end score of 18 to 5. The boys started off...

Kayla Fettig races to get the ball before her opponents.

Next Stop, The Championship!

Aniya Sparrow, Photo Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2023

  The varsity girls soccer team has been unstoppable this season, with a record of 13 wins and only 3 losses. The district championships are just around the corner, and the girls have to beat...

Braden Silver celebrates with his teammate, Carson McClintock, after making the first goal of the game.

Rolling Out

Rachel Blanchard, Staff Photographer May 17, 2023

With new coaches, new players, and an old trophy, the Spartan roller hockey team entered the last game of the season with the hope to bring home another championship win. However, the players were sent...

The girls talk before kick off

Pushing the Limit

Amelia Raziq, Staff Photographer April 28, 2023

  The girls varsity soccer played Liberty High school on April 27. The teams were both ready to play a good game, after Central's big win up against St.Dominic, they were ready to attack hard...

Drew Wyss applying the tag on the runner trying to steal.

Back To The Pound

Brock Slinkard, Staff Photographer April 27, 2023

Our JV baseball team took on Zumwalt South Monday, April 24. In a highly energetic game going back and forth through all seven innings, the Spartans bats were hot. The team as a whole collected many...

Freshman Maggie Skebo dazzles the crowd with her performance.

The Final Countdown

Aniya Sparrow/ Raina Straughter/Caroline Tarleton, Photography Staff April 27, 2023

The student body gathered in the large gym for one last pep assembly for the 2022-23 school year. On Thurs., April 13, the school celebrated the academic, athletic and extracurricular success from...

The boys volleyball waiting for the national anthem to play.

Rising in the Ranks

Amelia Raziq, Staff Photographer April 26, 2023

The varsity boys volleyball played Francis Howell on April 20. According to, getting the 3-0 win over Howell brought them up to No. 1 in Class 4 and No. 2 in Missouri. Freshman Braden Harton is...

Dalton Dawson is lining up his shot.

Aim For The Flag

Bryce Cash, Staff Photographer April 24, 2023

The varsity boys golf team went against Francis Howell on Thurs. April 6, for their long going rival this match was important to all the players with one of the players Benjamin Berger placing 3rd...

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